Senior Scotland Yard Officers were criticised today by the Police Watchdog for showing 'poor judgment' in hiring a former News of the World Executive.
Neil Wallis was appointed as a PR Consultant in October 2009.
Although the IPCC said there was no evidence of Corruption, the report did find that Police Policies were breached.Ria Chatterjee reports.
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